Call for Submissions ~ The Caine Prize for African Writing

The Caine Prize for African Writing is open for submissions for 2020. The deadline to enter is the 31st January 2020. The prize is awarded to an African writer of a short story in English.
To enter please send six original published copies of the work for consideration to the Caine Prize office including a publisher’s letter detailing your author's qualifying nationality, word count, as well as the title of the story, year of publication and title of publication.
The Award                                                 
There is a cash prize of £10, 000 for the winning author and a travel award for each of the shortlisted candidates (up to five in all); the shortlisted candidates will also receive a prize of £500.
Full details on how to enter can be found at - please send any queries to:

Unpublished work is not eligible for the Caine Prize
Submissions should be made by publishers only
Only fictional work is eligible
Only one story per author will be considered in any one year
Submissions should specify which African country the author comes from and the word count
We require 6 copies of the work in its originally published version
If the work is published in a book or journal, we would like to receive at least one copy of the book / journal and five photocopies; but particularly where several stories are submitted from one anthology we would like if possible to receive six copies of the book / journal itself
If the work is published online, we would like to receive six photocopies.